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Adeline-House-Care-Home-Doncaster-Bake-Off-2016

26 Oct 2016

The team at Adeline House Care Home in Doncaster treated residents to some sweet treats as they held their very own ‘Bake Off’ inspired competition.

Gail Bullock, Home Manager, said: “The team made some fantastic creation but the proof was definitely in the tasting. It was all part of our Macmillan Coffee morning celebration and was a great success. The Rainbow Cake was a firm favourite.”

Are you looking for a care home in Doncaster? Adeline House Care Home provides support for all types of care including nursing care and residential care.

Remembrance-Day-We-Remember

26 Oct 2016

Dane House Care Home in Brighton is holding a Remembrance Day Event on 11th November 2016.

The event run runs 2pm-4pm at the home and will see residents scattering poppy seeds to commemorate the day.


Everyone is welcome to attend.

Ringshill-Care-Home-Huntingdon-Breast-Cancer-Awareness-Oct2016

26 Oct 2016

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and the care team and residents at Ringshill Care Home in Huntingdon did their bit for the cause.

Katie Wilkinson, Home Manager, said: “We all wore a little bit of pink to raise awareness and made a donation to the cause.”

Are you looking for a care home in Huntingdon? Ringshill Care Home offers residential care, dementia care, respite care and intermediate care.

Hallgarth-Care-Home-Durham-homegrown-tomatoes

25 Oct 2016

Sheila Stones, a resident at Hallgarth Care Home in Durham has found her green fingers and made growing veg a new hobby of hers.

For the last three months, Sheila has been on watering duty every morning for our tomato plant,” explains Home Manager, Angela Muir. “The tomatoes started to arrive a month ago and have been observed by our Hallgarth family ever since.

“The tomatoes spend the morning listening to Radio 2, as well as spending time with our poetry club. We’d all given up hope of them ever turning red, but not Sheila, and her perseverance paid off with lots of our tomatoes turning red at the same time.

Then we hit another problem…Sheila isn’t keen on tomatoes. So next year she’s putting her green fingers and faith into growing strawberries instead.”

Thought for the day…

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

Are you looking for a care home in Durham? Hallgarth Care Home offers residential care, respite care and nursing care.

Cypress-Court-Care-Home-Crewe-Legion-d-Honneur-Mr-Sullivan

25 Oct 2016

A D-Day Veteran from Greenwich in London was honoured for the part he played in the liberation of France.

Charles Sullivan, 96, received the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest award at a ceremony held on Friday 21st October 2016 in Cypress Court Care Home in Crewe where he currently resides.

Charles Sullivan, served in the Light Infantry and was originally sent to the Middle East. It was there he joined the Cheshire Regiment and went onto land in Normandy.

Edward Timpson, MP for Crewe and Nantwich had the honour of presenting Mr Sullivan with his medal. During the presentation he commended Charles for everything he did, saying “We owe our freedom to you.”

Charles Sullivan said: “I was just one of many who went to war. It brings back a lot of memories about people and my friends who are no longer here. I feel honoured to have received this award.”

Paul Lewis, the Regional Manager for Four Seasons Health Care in Cheshire and Staffordshire said: “This was a very moving ceremony. It’s great that Mr Sullivan has had the recognition he deserves. I’m very humbled that I had the pleasure to share this celebration with him.”

Whilst residing at Cypress Court, Mr Sullivan has made good friends with another military veteran, Cypress Court’s caretaker Frank. Franks keeps Mr Sullivan involved in the military life style, often swapping stories and taking him to the local British Legion. Frank also arranged for some military personnel to attend Mr Sullivan’s celebration.

Are you looking for a care home in Crewe? Cypress Court Care Home provides support for residential, nursing, specialist care, end of life/palliative and intermediate care.

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